Texoma man wins $10,000 from A&E TV show

TELEPHONE, Texas (KXII) - Cordale Whitfield is from Telephone, TX and after finding his passion for making knives, he applied for A&E’s “Forged in Fire” show in May of 2020. “I didn’t think I was going to win it, I was just up there to have fun and build a...
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OHP Responds To Separate Fatal Collisions In Seminole, Caddo Counties

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said it is investigating the causes of separate deadly collisions in Seminole and Caddo counties. Authorities said 25-year-old Kordel Ross-McGuire of Seminole died late Friday night after he approached a T-intersection northbound on U.S. Highway 270 in Seminole County. Ross-McGuire then ran a stop sign, left...
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Atoka Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Atoka: Monday, June 21: Chance of showers and thunderstorms then showers and thunderstorms during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely then partly cloudy overnight; Tuesday, June 22: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, June 23: Mostly
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Check out these homes on the Atoka market now

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: Looking for a roomy house in an established neighborhood with mature trees? This is it! Extremely nice 4/3 brick home located on

Caney Man Arrested on Multiple Charges

A Caney man was arrested by police after a domestic disturbance over the weekend. According to the Caney Police Department, officers were dispatched to an apartment complex in Caney for the domestic disturbance. Upon arrival officers discovered a man and a woman had been involved in a dispute. The two were in a dating relationship.

Jon Pardi Put On Voice Rest, Cancels Shows

Jon Pardi's doctors have put him on vocal rest, forcing him to cancel his remaining June shows. Those shows will be rescheduled. Jon informed his fans via social media with a picture of him holding a sign with a sad face drawn on it and writing, “For the first time in my life I have been ordered by the doctor to go on vocal rest and it is NOT EASY!!! . . . We really appreciate the support and understanding. I promise to do my part and stay as healthy as possible to continue singing and performing. Sorry for the inconvenience. See you in July!
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Tyrone Sommers second person convicted in Allen Plumbing killing

A little after 5 p.m. Friday, jurors sentenced Sommers to 75 years on the conspiracy to commit murder charge, 40 years on the tampering with evidence charge and 25 years on the felon in possession of a firearm charge. He will have to serve at least 30 years before he is eligible for parole and all of the sentences will run concurrently.
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Quiktrip history in Texoma

Plans for Quiktrip's 3rd Texoma location head to Denison P&Z. While QuikTrip is preparing to open its first location in Denison, the chain of fueling stations has a history in Texoma that dates back nearly a half-decade. In recent years, the chain has opened two other Texoma locations, including one at its U.S. Highway 75's southern border in Sherman.

Keep Durant Beautiful shows off first project

DURANT, Okla. (KTEN) -- Keep Durant Beautiful completed its first project last weekend at Highland Cemetery, planting a garden in its historic district. The garden features a magnolia tree, crepe myrtles, pencil hollies, yaupon hollies, and golden euonymus shrubs. Durant city spokesperson Kelli Simmons said seven boards and commission members...

Guilty verdict in trial of accused Denison killer

SHERMAN, Texas (KTEN) -- After deliberating for more than two hours Friday, a Grayson County jury found Tyrone Sommers Jr. guilty for his role in the 2017 murder of Denison businessman Robert Allen. Sommers, 51, was convicted of conspiracy to commit murder and sentenced to 75 years on that charge....
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Former ECU player, coach now at Milburn

MILBURN — Former East Central men’s basketball player and volunteer assistant coach Randolph Howell has joined the Milburn High School coaching staff. Howell is the new head boys basketball coach and the new head baseball coach for the Eagles. “I’m excited and ready to build programs that encourage the youth...

Denison's Frontier Village celebrates 50 years

DENISON, Texas (KTEN) -- Denison's Frontier Village and Museum is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend, continuing its mission of preserving and bringing history to life. The idea for Frontier Village began by preserving 19th century Grayson County buildings, many of them belonging to Denison's first settlers and founders. The...
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QuikTrip could soon build first Denison location

QuikTrip may soon be coming to north Denison with its third Texoma location. The convenience store and gas station chain quietly submitted requests for exceptions with the city of Denison for a new location along State Highway 120. The location would represent the company's third entry into the Texoma market...